Android apps might hit ChromebooksComcast is buying Shrek, Nintendo announces its next console and everything else you need to know
These are the top stories of the week: Comcast is buying Shrek, Android Apps might be coming to Chromebooks and everything else you need to know. Comcast owner of NBC Universal announced it is purchasing Dreamworks Animation for $3.8 Billion. Dreamworks Animation owns the right to titles like Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, and How to Train Your Dragon. The deal would close by the end of this year, assuming it gets regulatory approval. To give you a sense of scale, Disney once bought Marvel and Lucas Film for $4 billion each. There's more evidence that Android apps are coming to Google's Chrome OS. Reddit user WiseYoda Posted images of a splash screen that said, enable Android apps to run on your Chromebook. Others have confirmed that this screen does exist. The wise yoda also found some information in the Chrome OS source code that backed this up. Will tons of Android apps head to Chrome OS? We'll see. Google holds its annual developer's conference in May. Maybe we'll find out then. Nintendo announced it's financial information. Yeah it, it's not good. Earnings for it's fiscal School year dropped over 60% that's 60 percent. The company also announced it's next console, codenamed the NX, will launch globally in May 2017. 2017 is also the same year Nintendo's next Legend of Zelda game will arrive. By the way that game will be available for both the WIIU and the NX. Here's what else you should know, it's time to go rapid fire. Started January 2017, all mobile phones in India must include a dedicated panic button. GPS systems will become a requirement of phones in India starting in 2018. Microsoft introduced new IOS keyboard called Wordflow. It's killer feature is making it easier to type with one hand. Because this keyboard can curve. SpaceX announced on Twitter than it plans to reach Mars by 2018. Lionsgate is bringing movies to Steam. You might know steam from gaming but over 100 Lionsgate titles like 'Saw', and 'Hunger Game's are heading to the service. Apple announced earnings and for the first time in 51 quarters, the company did not experience growth. Apple eared a measly $50.6 billion while iPhone sales fell 16%. Apple managed to sell 51.2 million iPhones. And Dyson introduced the Dyson Supersonic Hairdryer. It's got magnetic attachments, won't burn your hair and it's really quiet. And it costs around $400. Really. Now you're all caught up in tech to get your daily does of tech news check out cnet.com/updates for a weekly does head out to cnet.com/radar. I'm Iyaz [UNKNOWN] signing off.